Paperweight with a Swan

Object Name: 
Paperweight with a Swan

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with a Swan
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.3.183
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.3 cm, Diam: 8.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, green, opaque white lead glass; blown, lampworked, cut. Paperweight, lampworked white swan, in a hollow dome, with cut circular facets on the top and side; the green-rimmed disk base with mica flecks; star-cut bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Former Collection
1978-12-30
Category: 
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
 
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860 (1990) illustrated, #34; BIB# 33477
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) illustrated, pp. 103, 133, #78; BIB# 20097